Articles by: Claire Loughnan

Author Biography:

Claire Loughnan is a Lecturer in Criminology, at the University of Melbourne, researching immigration detention and border protection. She is currently writing a book on the institutional effects of immigration detention, and editing a collection of articles by Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani. Dr Loughnan is a University of Melbourne co-convenor of Academics for Refugees, research partner with the Comparative Network on Refugee Externalisation Policies and a member of the OPCAT (Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture) Australia Network.

Refugees and Australia’s double standards on COVID-19

Why has the Australian government failed to apply the principles and standards of health protection that are upheld in the wider community to places of detention?